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Chai Clients take centre stage at ‘Chai Fashion with Averyl’ raising over £90,000

Last week, more than 350 ladies watched Chai clients light up the catwalk alongside professional models at the much anticipated ‘Chai Fashion with Averyl’ at Finchley Synagogue. The spectacular event which has so far raised over £90,000 will ensure that Chai is able to provide its expertise and care to any member of the Jewish com...

Ayala and Gali Sponsored Haircut in aid of Chai

On Friday 3rd March, close friends, Ayala Soriano and Gali Shaya chose to cut their long hair in aid of Chai. Their selfless act has raised over £1,110 so far.

Young Chai’s ‘Breast Friends Forever’ Event raises over £2,000 for Chai

Following the tremendous success of last year’s BFF breast cancer awareness events at Chai’s flagship centre in Hendon, Miss Joanna Franks, Consultant Breast and Oncoplastic Surgeon at UCLH and the Wellington Hospital, returned as guest speaker on Wednesday 21st of February.

Johnny and Damian kick cancer with 5K Run raising £4,750 for Chai

On Sunday 4th February Johnny Maurer together with Damian Schogger and friends and family, completed a 5K run in aid of Chai Cancer Care. They have raised an incredible £4,750 so far, with the help of the amazing generosity of over 85 sponsors exceeding their initial target of £3,000.

The Village Shul’s Chessed Club flower arranging workshop at Chai

On Sunday 14th of January, members of the The Village Shul’s Chessed Club attended a flower arranging workshop hosted by Flowers by Miri. 

Chai Five’s Chocolate Themed Come Dine with Me raises £1,000

On Friday the 12th of January, the Chai Five Committee welcomed over 60 guests to a Come Dine with Me evening with a chocolate theme in aid of Chai Cancer Care. The event, organised by Liza Feiner and her friends, Melissa Taylor, Aviva Braunold, Tarryn Chonin, raised an impressive £1000 for Chai’s vital services. 

Bake Sale in aid of Chai raised over £270

Aliza Siepe (12), Avigayil Rowe (12), Ariella Wolfson (12), Kayla Samuels (12), Ariella Goldstein (12) and Sara Rowe (6) hosted a Bake Sale for Chai Cancer Care on Tuesday 2nd January.

Chai’s ‘360 Degrees’ Dinner raises £1.1m

Chai Cancer Care, the Jewish Community’s Cancer Support Organisation raised over £1.1m at its annual Dinner last night (11th December). The event entitled ‘360 Degrees’ was held for the third time at London’s Roundhouse and was attended by over 750 guests, raising the much needed funds for Chai to provide its all-encom...
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Sophia Shababo and Sophie Lunzer Sponsored Haircut in aid of Chai

On Friday 1st December, close friends and Sacks Morasha Jewish Primary School students Sophia Shababo (10) and Sophie Lunzer (10) chose to cut their long hair in aid of Chai. Their selfless act has raised over £2,000 so far, far exceeding their initial target of £500.
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Denise Phillips new Cookbook ‘Celebrate Every Day’ is the recipe for fundraising!

On Thursday 30th November, Chai’s flagship centre in Hendon was buzzing with excitement and anticipation as Denise Phillips, leading Jewish cookery writer prepared to launch her new cookbook, ‘Celebrate Every Day’ in aid of Chai. Whilst Denise demonstrated how to make an assortment of flavours of mini Rugelach – a Jewish swe...